Webster Griffin offers packing solutions for aquaculture
Webster Griffin, based in Crowborough in East Sussex, have been manufacturing equipment for packing fish feed and Salmon food into all types of bags for over 20 years.
Their open and consultative approach means that they benefit from customer feedback, enabling them to continually innovate and update their technology. Webster Griffin strive to develop bagging solutions which, owing to the remote, inhospitable marine locations of most fish feed factories, must pump out production around the clock with minimum down time.
Author: Janice Johnston / Fish Farmer | Read the full articlehere
Cepac’s corrugated cardboard composition pack for fish and shellfish has been formally registered with the Intellectual Property Office.
The Chiller Pack was developed for Scottish Shellfish by the transit packaging team at Cepac’s Rawcliffe site. The design is said to allow for dry transportation of fish and shellfish, to avoid the fresh produce sitting in water, which can compromise freshness. Traditionally, fresh seafood is transported in expanded polystyrene (EPS) boxes.
Scottish Shellfish supplies mussels and oysters to restaurants, retailers and wholesalers across the UK
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El Ministerio de la Producción de Perú (Produce) ha establecido el límite máximo total de captura para consumo humano directo de anchoveta para el año 2020 en 150 000 toneladas, según la Resolución Ministerial 206-2020-Produce. Este límite de captura podrá modificarse en función del seguimiento permanente de la pesquería de anchoveta que realiza el Instituto del Mar del Perú (Imarpe), a efectos de garantizar el abastecimiento para el procesamiento pesquero. Una vez alcanzado el límite, o cuando el Imarpe lo considere necesario por recomendaciones ambientales o biológicas, se cerrará la pesquería.
Fuente: Industrias Pesqueras | Lea el articulo completoaqui
A not-for-profit fisheries industry group will receive a $50,000 economic recovery grant to help tuna Queensland’s fisheries to rebound from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said Tuna Australia successfully applied for a share of the $500,000 Market Diversification and Resilience Grant Program.
‘Like other economies around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic hit Queensland businesses hard,’ Mark Furner said.
Author: Quentin Bates / FiskerForum | Read the full articlehere
From 1 January to 15 June, the pangasius exports were worth USD 612.3 million (EUR 538.4 million), down 29.8 percent year-on-year.
Exports to the top 10 markets for pangasius, except the U.K. and Singapore, saw a negative growth in value in the period. The value of the exports to the U.K. was USD 28.6 million (EUR 25 million), 7.1 percent higher year-on-year, and the export value from Singapore was USD 18.5 million (EUR 16.3 million), up 5.7 percent year-on-year.
Author: Toan Dao / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
The Japanese food franchise Sushimore and the French distribution chain Carrefour have reached an agreement to include spaces for the sushi brand in the cashier lines of supermarkets, according to the restaurant chain in a statement. These spaces will have the name ‘La Barrita de Sushimore’ and will be located “in the cashier's line, having maximum visibility”. The first of these spaces to start up has been the ‘Carrefour’ center in Gandía (Valencia). In the words of the CEO of Sushimore, Roger Antelo: "We multiplied the business options of our franchisees, conserving all the power of Sushimore delivery over the natural area of influence of that location. This agreement allows a notable reduction in the initial investment, for franchisees ”.
Es una victoria para Sea Shepherd. Esta ONG, especializada en la preservación de los océanos, ha conseguido que el Gobierno francés sea condenado por su falta de protección de los delfines frente a las actividades pesqueras en el Atlántico, consideradas responsables de la muerte de cientos de estos mamíferos marinos protegidos, atrapados cada año accidentalmente en las redes.
Así pues, en una sentencia de 2 de julio, el Tribunal Administrativo de París consideró que el Estado había «retrasado la aplicación de medidas concretas en vista de los episodios recurrentes, desde el decenio de 1990, acentuados desde 2016, de exceso de mortalidad de cetáceos en la costa atlántica, en particular en el Golfo de Vizcaya», incumpliendo así las obligaciones que le incumben en virtud de la legislación europea.
The Minister of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, José Luis Ábalos, reaffirmed yesterday in the Senate that the Government's objective is to achieve, by 2030, that 100% of the ports are electrified, at least with regard to their operations most relevant, originating from renewable energy, informs the institution through a statement. This Government's commitment to the electrification of the ports, including their docks, "is in line with the Strategic Framework of the port system of general interest that includes, as one of the important lines of management and planning, the environmental sustainability of the ports" .
Source: Industrias Pesqueras | Read the full articlehere
Nova Austral S.A. has entered into the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program with the certification of its Aracena 19 salmon farm site in Región de Magallanes in southern Chile, according to a 14 July announcement.
Starting late last year, Nova Austral’s new management team began taking the necessary steps to ensure that Aracena 19 would be ready for its audit in June 2020. SAI Global conducted the site’s audit last month, determining whether Aracena 19 satisfied BAP standards for environmental responsibility, social accountability, animal welfare, food safety, and traceability.
Author: Madelyn Kearns / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Climate change and unsustainable practices are threatening seaweed farming in Tanzania, an industry that employs over 25,000 farmers, of whom around 80 percent are women. To help address these challenges, The Nature Conservancy is partnering with Cargill, local governments and researchers to empower communities through increased productivity, environmental training and mentorship.
Along the Tanzanian coastline, seaweed aquaculture is an important industry to coastal women and also serves as an alternative livelihood to overharvested local fisheries. However, Tanzanian seaweed aquaculture has been stagnating recently, due to issues that include changing water-quality conditions and poor seedstock.
Author: Lucy Magembe / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere